Phyllis Ann Sluder

July 23, 1930 – Sept. 15, 2017

OTTAWA — Phyllis Ann Sluder, Quenemo, died Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at the Ottawa Retirement Village. She was 87.

She was born on July 23, 1930, at Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of John and Grace Scherer Rusk. She grew up in Kansas City and lived in Tonganoxie before moving to rural Quenemo in 1970.

She graduated from the University of Missouri and worked for AT&T as an assistant engineer. She then earned a teaching degree from Emporia State University and taught elementary school for 15 years at USD 456.

Nona Maurine Adams

Dec. 22, 1923 – Sept. 13, 2017

LAWRENCE — Nona Maurine Adams, Osage City, died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Lawrence. She was 93.

She was born Dec. 22, 1923, at Manhattan, the daughter of Albert Edward and Mary Lee Turner Waterstradt. She graduated from Chapman High School in 1941. She earned a degree in mathematics from the University of Kansas in 1945 and a master’s degree in library science from Emporia State University in 1972.

SFT undefeated after 36-28 win

SFT Crest

BURLINGTON — The Santa Fe Trail Chargers remain undefeated after a win against the Burlington Wildcats 36-28 Friday Sept. 8 in Burlington.

The Chargers took an early 8 point lead in the first quarter and by halftime had accumulated 22 points to Burlington’s 12.

Player Andrew Berckefeldt had a quarterback rating of 105.4 with 164 yards, Will Herren had three touchdowns and 141 yards and Angel Esparza had two touchdowns and 150 yards.

Peggy Ann Schreiber

Feb. 23, 1941 ¬– Sept. 13, 2017

LAWRENCE — Peggy Ann Schreiber died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was 76.

She was born Feb. 23, 1941, at Osage City, the daughter of William and Neva Karnes Mathieu. She grew up in Osage City. She lived in Hoyt before moving to Lyndon in 1982 and lived there until 2012 when she moved to Lawrence. She graduated from Osage City High School in 1959.

She worked for the State of Kansas on the Board of EMS for 26 years until her retirement in 2003. She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church, Vassar.

Shawn Campbell Harmon

Died – Sept. 8, 2017

CARBONDALE — Shawn Campbell David Harmon, Carbondale, finished his final lap Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. He was 20.

He graduated from Santa Fe Trail High School. He was working at Hayden Tower Service, a job most would be terrified to do but one he absolutely loved.

Under the Big Top

The Culpepper & Merriweather Circus came to Carbondale Monday, Sept. 11.

Arrest warrant details August shooting incident

LYNDON — An apparent dispute between two men that goes back at least two-and-a-half years may have been a factor in an early August shooting that led to criminal charges against two men. No one was injured.

Hurricane Stories

Hurricane Harvey recovery

Former residents share hurricane stories
Record-breaking hurricanes devastated parts of Texas, Florida and other areas in recent weeks, displacing millions and leaving millions more without power.

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Esther I. Hollar

May 3, 1939 – Sept. 10, 2017

SCRANTON — Esther I. Hollar, Scranton, died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, at her home. She was 78.

She was born May 3, 1939 at the family farm in Scranton, the daughter of Clarence and Emma Nester Rowe. She graduated from Carbondale High School.



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